Adina Silvestri

October 7, 2022

A Powerful Expressive Writing Exercise to Empower Yourself: Avoid Self-Sabotage

As a psychotherapist, people almost always come to me shortly after their lives have crashed. Everything was going status quo until the sudden divorce or separation, […]
September 2, 2022

How Expressive Writing Can Help Build Your Resilience

In this podcast, I talk about 3 ways to build your resilience in the face of pivotal events.   Pivotal events are anything they can be […]
August 15, 2022

The Anatomy of Peace- a poem

I was sent this poem this week and I wanted to share it with you. I loved how funny and accurate the description of how our […]
August 1, 2022

3 Ways Therapy for Men Can Be An Effective Form of Anxiety Treatment

When it comes to optimizing your work or health performance, you have no problem figuring out what ails you physically. On the other hand, for issues […]
June 9, 2022

A Therapist’s Guide to The Disguises We Wear Every Day: how to know when to mask and when to unmask

“We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.” Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind  Masks. All of […]
June 1, 2022

How to Listen to The Healing Signals of Pain Through Expressive Writing

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” -Rumi Right now, I’m thinking about tending to our wounds-the invisible wounds-the clenching of stomach, the […]
May 19, 2022

Episode 7: How can a creative act like writing move us through a healing process?

“Creativity is a basic human response to trauma and a natural emergency defense system,” Louise DeSalvo Welcome to today’s show! I spend some time talking about […]
May 19, 2022

Episode 6: How to Cultivate A Resilience Mindset-from breakdown to breakthrough

People who are resilient allow themselves to be changed by the experience of adversity. To be resilient is not to avoid difficulty but to play an […]
May 19, 2022

Episode 5: How to Deal with Feelings of Loneliness and Isolation The Right Way

Welcome to today’s show! Loneliness is a feeling that I know a lot of us try and avoid. And the thing is, we’ve all felt lonely […]
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